6 bedroom detached house for sale

Doebank Drive, Astwood Bank

Guide Price £1,100,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Astwood Bank is a highly desirable rural village location that provides all essential amenities with a selection of shops, public house and restaurants close by and in the surrounding villages. Astwood Bank First School caters for 300 children and has been given an Ofsted rating of 'Outstanding' and Alcester Grammar School also falls in the catchment area. There are extensive shopping and entertainment facilities in Birmingham, Solihull and Worcester while just five minutes south of Astwood Bank is the historic market town of Alcester which boasts a selection of independent boutiques and antique shops. The development is ideally positioned for the various attractions in the region and commuting to both Redditch and Birmingham to the north and Evesham to the south as well as Worcester and Stratford upon Avon.

The approach to Doebank House is delightful, a private treelined drive leads to the property which is discreetly set beyond a mature hedgerow, gardens and brick wall. The due westerly views from the property and gardens are truly amazing and stretch for miles towards the Worcestershire countryside and surrounding areas of natural beauty. Approximate GIA 4,186 sq ft.

Doebank House originally dates back to the 17th century and has, over time, been further altered and extended to provide a wealth of well-designed accommodation throughout, ideally suited to modern family living. Located towards the outskirts of the popular village of Astwood Bank, also easily accessible to the larger neighbouring towns of Alcester and Redditch, this fine family home is well-positioned to take advantage of the local amenities, including excellent schooling, shops, eateries and recreational facilities. On approach, electrically operated gates open to expose a symmetrically landscaped fore garden with a gravel driveway and central path flanked by lawn, which leads to an elegant enclosed vestibule with large glazed doors to front. Internally, flagstones are laid throughout the hallway and each of the three spacious and characterful reception rooms can be accessed, all providing a high level of versatility. There is also access to a large cellar which is currently used as a home gymnasium and storage space. The family kitchen is well appointed with a range of storage and integrated appliances. A feature brick archway leads to the breakfast area with space for a large table and chairs and further to a useful pantry. There is a separate utility room which leads to the enclosed courtyard area, plant room and gardener's WC. The inner hallway then leads to a second WC and boot room with door to garden. An elegant staircase with beautiful period balustrade and hand rail leads to the upper floor, and a long galley landing with sash window to front provides access to each of the four spacious first floor bedrooms and the principal bathroom. The master notably enjoys amazing distant views and a large en-suite shower and bathroom. There are also en-suite facilities to bedrooms two and four. There are two further bedrooms to the second floor, sharing a modern shower room. 

Externally the walled courtyard is set beyond an electrically operated gate and provides excellent, secure parking for several vehicles. There is an open car port with double opening gates to rear, a large garage and substantial brick-built workshop with power and lighting. Continuing to the rear of the house, a useful storage and parking area can be accessed via the carport. The formal gardens are laid mainly to lawn, a sunken sun terrace and BBQ area provides the perfect space to entertain and this overlooks a charming 48ft long brick and glazed greenhouse / garden room. This space offers immense potential to be converted into a leisure complex or annexe subject to the usual restrictions/permissions. The lawns extend to a ha-ha, with post and rail fencing and gate, providing a divide and access to approximately 5 acres of undulating grazing land, ideal for equestrian use, also benefiting from separate vehicular access and mains water supply. There is also an area of mature woodland with natural stream to boundary. In all the plot extends to some 7.8 acres. 

GENERAL INFORMATION Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.

Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. Floor plans are for identification purposes only and not to scale. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.

Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: All mains services are understood to be connected to the property. Gas central heating.

Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council. Council Tax Band G.

In line with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007 we are duty bound to carry out due diligence on all of our clients to confirm their identity. Rather than traditional methods in which you would have to produce multiple utility bills and a photographic ID we use an electronic verification system. This system allows us to verify you from basic details using electronic data, however it is not a credit check of any kind so will have no effect on you or your credit history. You understand that we will undertake a search with Experian for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so Experian may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd & Vaughan is pleased to offer the following:-

Free Valuation: Please contact the office on 01789 292659 to make an appointment.

Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact 01564 771776.

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.

John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local experienced and respected Solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or go to www.johnshepherd.com

Financial Services: John Shepherd & Vaughan work with Lomond Mortgage Services offering face to face mortgage advice to suit your needs. LMS are part of one of the UK's largest award winning mortgage brokers and can offer you expert mortgage advice, searching over 11,000 different mortgages from 90+ lenders to find the right deal for you. Please contact Matthew Tyler at our Solihull office on 0121 703 1869 for further details or to arrange a free appointment. 

John Shepherd & Vaughan, for themselves and for the vendors of the property whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of a contract or offer, and are produced in good faith and set out as a general guide only. The vendor does not make or give, and neither John Shepherd & Vaughan nor any person in his employment, has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. 


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  • Redditch (3.4 mi)
  • Bromsgrove (6.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Shepherd Vaughan Collection, Stratford-upon-Avon

10 Union Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6QT

01789 611084 Local call rate

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